Looking for Alaska

Hello Bookworms, Looking For Alaska is one of my favourite books of all-time. Now that rumours of a movie based on the book have been in the news, I think its about time I reviewed it. Genre: Fiction, Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐(5/5 stars) Publisher: Published December 28th 2006 by Speak Length: Paperback, 221 pages …

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The Vanishing Stair by Maureen Johnson

Hello Bookworms, this is the sequel to Truly Devious that I recently reviewed. The third book in the series is coming out in 2020. Genre: Fiction, Mystery Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐(4/5 stars) Publisher: Published January 22nd 2019 by Katherine Tegen Books Length: Hardcover, 384 pages Summary: All Stevie Bell wanted was to find the key to the Ellingham …

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Unpopular Opinion : I hate the Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Hello Bookworms, today I will be reviewing the Fault in Our Stars. I know this post is very late, considering the book was published in 2014, but I will finally be expressing my opinion on this book. When I initially read this book many years ago, I was confused by all the rave and excitement …

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Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson

“A girl from Pittsburgh came to Ellingham Academy and she wanted to see a dead body. She got her wish.” Hello Bookworms, today I will be reviewing Truly Devious, the first book in a thrilling  murder mystery series. Genre: Fiction, Mystery Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐(3/5 stars) Publisher:Published January 16th 2018 by HarperCollins Length: Hardcover, 416 pages Summary: …

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Book Characters I’d love to be best friends with.

Hello Bookworms, I have been reading books since I was a child, and have come across some amazing characters, and even some that I have hated. Here are a few characters that I would gladly be best friends with. (If they were real..) Katniss Everdeen - She is one badass. Although there is a very minimal chance …

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Writing a short story – Conflict

Hello Bookworms, today's post is about Conflict! Conflict is crucial to every story, and is the key to keeping readers hooked. Conflict What are some types of Conflict? Person against Person Ex. Hunger Games - Katniss must fight her fellow contestants to the death in order to survive. Person against Nature Ex. Cujo is about a young …

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How to write a story – Story Elements

Hello Bookworms, today's post is about the elements that are found in a short story.  Lesson 1: Story Elements There are 3 elements on a story : Character, setting, and conflict. Who does it happen to? Where does it happen? And what conflict makes it happen. How story ideas are born: Conflict: High school bullying …

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Sadie by Courtney Summers

And it begins, as so many stories do, with a dead girl. Hello Bookworms, I met the author of Sadie a couple of months ago, and I finally got a chance to read it! This novel is packed with suspense, mystery and more! Genre: Young Adult, Mystery, Contemporary Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐(5/5 stars) Publisher:Published September 4th 2018 …

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Summer Reading 2019 for Teens

Hello Bookworms, summer has finally arrived! That means its time to crack open a book! With no stressful deadlines, or homework to complete, you have no excuses! I have complied a list of 10 YA must-read books for this summer! "White Rose" by Kip Wilson - A gorgeous and timely novel based on the incredible story …

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25 Must-Read Books for Teens

Hello Bookworms! I have compiled a huge list of some must-read books for young adults. Make sure to add these to your TBR list! To Kill a Mocking Bird by Harper Lee Little Women by Louisa May Alcott Percy Jackson Series by Rick Riordan Harry Potter Series by J.K Rowling The house on mango street …

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One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus

‘Everybody’s got secrets,’ he says. ‘Right?’ Hello Bookworms, I read this novel a couple years ago, and since the sequel will be coming out next year, I will finally be reviewing it! Genre: Fiction, Mystery Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐(4/5 stars) Publisher: Published May 30 2017 by Delacorte Press Length: Hardcover, 361 pages Summary: Pay close attention and you might …

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